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Windows 7: Duplicate Library Folder

08 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 8 64-bit
Duplicate Library Folder

Hello all,

On my full version Windows 8 laptop, I have recently run into an error.

As you can see, for some reason I have 2 library folders.

If I delete one, nothing happens for ~6 seconds, and then both of them are deleted.

If I edit the content of one, it edits the other.

If I hit restore default libraries, it remains the same!

If I try to make a new library and rename it to Music, it does what it is supposed to. However, a couple of seconds later, another Music folder pops up!

Also, for some reason, the Documents library is no longer there, and I can't seem to restore the original one in any way.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

P.S. The reason I want the original folders back is so I can use IconPackager to apply custom icons to them and their contents.


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08 Nov 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello BigW,

For Windows 8 related issues, it is recommended to post at our sister sight Eight Forums instead to get the best help with it.
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